The college football coaching rumors have been swirling and following Sunday’s firing of UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora, it didn’t take long for a prominent coach to get thrown into the mix.
According to FOX Sports radio host Colin Cowherd, Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin will be a name to watch.
For now, Chip Kelly is widely regarded as the favorite to fill the vacancy, but Cowherd was quick to note Sumlin is a guy who could be in play.
There’s no guarantee that Sumlin will even have a coaching job at the end of the season, with many believing the Aggies should consider a change.
If he is fired, he will be free to entertain the UCLA job. However, a Power Five program offering a head coaching job to someone who was just cut loose from their last gig may be a bit of a stretch.